Author: Lee Stabert
Jan 10

Can robots reboot construction sites?

Penn State researchers are preparing robots for the dynamic, open-air challenges of the construction site. The goal is to improve safety and solve a labor shortage, but first they need to make it easier for workers and robots to communicate.

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Jan 2

Keystone Edge's top 5 stories of 2019

From Easton to Altoona, our top five stories of 2019 were all about local, local, local. People wanted to read about cities and towns evolving, thinking big, and using existing assets to build a brighter future. Look forward to more of the same from Keystone Edge in 2020!

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Dec 17

Pennsylvania's unexpected arts mecca

Cities don't have a monopoly on art and design. In fact, bucolic Bucks County is a treasure trove of boutique museums, art galleries, and cultural sites. Learn more about an area once dubbed "the Genius Belt" for its concentration of creative titans.

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Dec 17

Winning big for dreaming big

A PA nonprofit honors projects that help create walkable, sustainable, equitable, and healthy communities across the state. In the spotlight: Philadelphia's Cherry Street Pier.

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Dec 17

A Reading block gets a major facelift

Kids walking to the 3rd and Spruce Rec Center have a fresh view. A coalition led by the Reading Recreation Commission and the Wyomissing Foundation have invested time, money, and labor into a transformative facade project, offering a boon to homeowners and the neighborhood.

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Nov 11

A buzz in the valley

The towns along the Monongahela River in southwestern PA have banded together to support local economic development, increase tourism, and improve quality-of-life. Their work is paying off.

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Nov 11

Pennsylvania's startup winners

As many as 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail; the failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent. We take a closer look at three Commonwealth companies that have overcome the odds, making the transition from great idea to thriving company.

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